Thelma T. Reyna

Thelma T. Reyna, Ph.D. has won 10 national literary honors for her books. She has written a short story collection (The Heavens Weep for Us and Other Stories); two poetry chapbooks (Breath & Bone; and Hearts in Common); and a full-length poetry collection, Rising, Falling, All of Us. Her fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in literary journals, anthologies, textbooks, blogs, and regional media for over 25 years. As Poet Laureate in Altadena, 2014-2016, she edited the Altadena Poetry Review Anthology in 2015 and 2016. Her new hybrid poetry/prose book is titled Reading Tea Leaves After Trump (Golden Foothills Press, 2018). She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry in 2017. Her website is

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